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This page features engaging stories on noteworthy events on and around the Roanoke College campus. Special events, collegiate awards and accomplishments, administrative announcements, and even local crimes and emergencies are frequently covered.

What’s Happening? Roanoke Celebrates 500th Reformation Anniversary

Written by Bradley Bommarito Roanoke College celebrated the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation with a bang, reenacting Martin Luther’s posting of...

Former Senator Preaches Cooperation

Written by David Hall Kelly Ayotte, former senator from New Hampshire and noted bipartisan, spoke to a plurality of students, faculty and members of the...

Cassullo Announces Million Dollar Donation to Roanoke Arts

Written by David Hall   A collection of work that spans time and genre and includes greats like Andy Warhol surrounded a crowd of trustees of...

Hollins and Roanoke Students to Run 5K for Hurricane Victims

Article by David Hall Community members will join students from Roanoke College and Hollins University to participate in a 5K this Saturday to benefit victims...

Former Senator to Speak on Campus

Article by Emma Grosskopf Kelly Ayotte, former U.S senator of New Hampshire, will speak in Roanoke’s Bast Center on Monday, Oct. 30 at an event...

RC Pol. Polls Show Tight Gov Race

Article by David Hall Virginia’s race for governor, which has received national attention for its usefulness as a barometer for national sentiment, is still close...

New support groups offered for students facing common challenges

Article by Paige Stewart The student health and counseling services office at Roanoke College is launching a series of support group sessions to address a variety...

Brown Hen Shutters Its Doors

Article by Beth Janes The Brown Hen, a polpular breakfast and lunch spot located on the corner of College Avenue and Main Street in downtown Salem,...

Jackson: ‘Every Vote Matters’

Article by David Hall Reverend Jesse Jackson, major civil rights leader and former presidential candidate, spoke at Roanoke College in a town hall event sponsored...

Quantico Marine Corps Band Returns to Roanoke

Article by Sarah Joseph As the Quantico Marine Corps band walked into the Cregger Center gymnasium those who served were apparent. They sat a little...

Steve Keene Brings Truckload of Art

Article by Emma Grosskopf On Friday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m., the Olin Gallery was bustling with over 200 people who were there to admire...

RC Dems Hosts VA Delegate Candidates

Article by Leilani Doneux For Democrats all over the United States, the months since the 2016 presidential election have been an imperfect storm: branding, party goals...

COVEY Launches at RC

Article by Emma Grosskopf Kyle and Edwin Foster seem like your typical college grads, out in the real world, trying to make it on their...

Res Life Makes Multiple Improvements

Article Written by Paige Stewart Roanoke College students returned to campus this August to find many improvements to their residence halls, from new furniture and...

Getting Behind? Get Help.

Article Written by Emma Grosskopf All of us, at one point or another, have looked at a professor like they’ve grown another head. All of us,...

RC Reckons with its own Confederate Monument

Article written by Paige Stewart St. a Confederate soldier stands atop a stone pedestal. He faces due south, towards home, with a rifle at his...

“Every Vote Matters”

Reverend Jesse Jackson, major civil rights leader and former presidential candidate, spoke at Roanoke College in a town hall event sponsored by Roanoke College...